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Old February 13, 2018, 15:14   #71
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Originally Posted by gunplumber View Post
I learned a lot of lathe techniques from a reprint of the Southbend manual, originally published in 1914.
The Ford Trade School manuals are dumbed down from the old Southbend
Some of the reprints Lindseys used to offer were sourced from original materials I supplied. There are machine manuals, foundry, etc all in Depression language meant to teach country bumpkins

Been collecting this shit for over 20 years
been thinking on taking up where old man Lindsey left us but it sucks to turn an interest into a damn full time job.
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